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CSPAN
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
probably 15 or 20 times, are you still with us? are you still with us? they were not sure -- these guys will tell you here, they were not sure who was what, where was where, in our situation. i would say -- i would not say they forgot about us, but there were times that we felt like we were forgotten about, because they blew us east of the airport, probably 60 miles before they turned us back -- flew us east of the airport, and all the time asking, are you still with us? it was just total mass confusion all over. >> i wanted to thank the four of you for your actions that day and what you continue to do for us. i question is for the commercial pilot. i was wondering how you decided to tell the passengers what was going on. did you consider lying to them? [laughter] a small bump in the aircraft, you know. >> that would be a hard-line to cover up. the best policy was just to be honest with them. they are all in a life-and-death situation, and had every right to know that. the moment that i knew that everyone's life was somewhat in danger and at risk, i let them know. i tell them, as f
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 7:00am PDT
we'll be talking about the importance of using prescription and over-the-counter medications properly. joining us in our panel today are dr. h. westley clark, director, center for substance abuse treatment, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. timothy condon, deputy director, national institute on drug abuse, national institutes of health, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. barbara krantz, chief executive officer and medical director, hanley center, west palm beach, florida; beverly gmerek, prescription drug abuse prevention program coordinator, peer assistance services inc., denver, colorado. dr. clark, how prevalent is prescription drug misuse in the united states? well, we estimate that there are approximately 15 million people who misuse prescription drugs in the united states, and that gives us an estimated 2.5 million new initiates per year, or, if you think about it, that's about 7,000 new initiates a day. and within that, do one age group uses it mor
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
morning. >> i know you have done a tremendous amount of work here in the community. tell us about your background jean >> chef well, i have been working as a community activist for a long time. i first got into it after the 1991 fire in the oakland hills it was terrible. such a need for so many volunteers and so forth. so i took a position with city of oakland to assist in the rebuilding process. as a result of that i got introduced to the group of people that were working on an enterprise grant, $25 million with the clinton administration we were able to bring to the city of oakland to do economic revitalization. i went on there to do arbitration and retiring from the city. >> i remember you from the interfaith community to meet mayor we met for over a year. >> prior to his election i formed network santa fe action, group of pastors of all denominations we did good work getting him elected mayor of city of oakland. that is how i first met you and introduced me to so many hundreds and hundreds of other pastors throughout the city of oakland and bay area that lead to the work i am
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 4:30pm PDT
, and i like the idea of starting with the schools. hopefully, it would give us some resources. also, it gives us an opportunity to integrate into the other strategies of school improvement we are developing, so i am very supportive of this and hopefully will be following through. >> i want to make decisions i think will help as well. we're having a tendency part of the questions that are asked when it comes to any of the reporting that is happening, so they are asking questions about attendance and when parents are engaged, they are also being asked about attendance. often one student will cut five departments, and we have been working collaborative lay -- collaborative flav -- collaboratively around shared data. you have a more collaborative association. if there is the case across the board that reaches all of the departments with one person reporting, we are hoping this is going to help with that. the last point is we want to set a goal for ourselves, and we are not only looking at how we reduce truancy but how we move students who have been chronically absent and moving them to 20 d
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 4:00am PDT
strong and salsa-type music following. so a lot of us came down here in san francisco to joey's specifically on sunday's. so i know as far as all my companions from sacramento that we really enjoy jelly's. and we'll certainly regret it. all of us have felt safe at joey's, it advocated a clean, healthy, fun environment. i'm not aware of the details. i don't believe this is something that was due to joey's and their way of operation. i'd like to express my support for continuation of joey's. thank you. >> for public comment -- >> good morning. i'd like to speak about the waterfront land use plant study. >> this is situation is intolerable. to break up a club and put up a tower, which is against the waterfront plan use specifications that they should connect the land to the bay is crazy. they speak out of two sides of their mouth. that's called corruption. this is not about money and greed. hundreds of car garages is wrong. it's an already difficult situation we have now, so how could you approve a plan like this? it's ridiculous. all we can think of is what's behind all this. and
FOX News
Sep 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
on all of us. wherever in america we live. joining us tonight, former new york city mayor rudy giuliani who came to be known as "america's yor" for his leadership on the days and weeks following this tragedy. [ applause ] we also have amy award winning actor and political activist jon voight who shar how he thinks america has changed in the past nine years. [ applause ] plus, country music star randy travis is here with us. he has a new tribute to the victims of 9/11. [ applause ] none of us are going to forget where we were and what we were doing on tt day. and how what we were doing just didn't matter much. i was attending a conference at the soun governor's association in lexington, kentucky. along with other governors s whisked away to an underground command center in the kentucky state police headquarters while we all tried to manage our state's response from a distance. along with the fog and frantic and often unreliable information we were dealing with. as much as i remember the urgency of government business that day, i will never forget calling and being comforted to h
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 9:00am PDT
to our lives. then, what a chef wants, this man will find. tag along with us as we go on a produce pursuit in northern california. then, meet a farmer who is surrounded by his favorite things--his berries and his brothers. finally, think starting a vegetable garden is hard? our expert has advice to get you started and on your way to a homegrown meal in no time. it's all ahead, and it starts now. [captioning made possible by california farm bureau federation] >> so we all know that california is king when it comes to growing citrus. and when it comes to growing lemons, no one is bigger than this ventura county farm. and with over 7,000 acres of lush lemon trees, limoneira isn't just the biggest lemon grower in california, but in all of north america. based in santa paula, the farm is a testament to what hard work and determination can do. foundi fathers nathan blanchard and wallace hardison first bought the land way back in 1893 and named the ranch limoneira, which means "lemon lands" in portuguese. >> and at the time, they wanted to bring about the first full-scale commercial opera
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 9:30pm PDT
>> good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us. it is my pleasure to be here with our regional fta administrator and our commissioner from san francisco who sits on the metropolitan transportation commission. we have a new development in terms of the muni metro system, one of which is the beginning of the card installation system. we have nine stations that will be receiving newgate's. and we will be adding another 19 disabled fare gates. what we are attempting to do here is replace the infrastructure that has well tapped is useful life in terms of our fair gates, and we are cobbling that at the same time with a nuclear program, which you all should be aware of and which is the regional smart card that will be used throughout the area for public transit trips in the region. the new ticket vending machines -- we have purchased 40 of those ticket vending machines. customers should be able to go to any metro station and purchase tickets that can be used on all of the systems in the metro region. they are multi-lingual machines. they speak in english as well as spanish and
SFGTV
Sep 11, 2010 9:00pm PDT
year to give us the chance to put our risk into reality and jobs into the future of america and san francisco. i want to announce that we have been working very hard with the last week and with business leaders across america targeting 10 key states that have used this program to great success. mississippi, pennsylvania, florida, texas, michigan, and five other states, and we are starting an online campaign to petition signatures in each state, not only from the employee side, but from a business side. let us create more jobs. let us add to our payroll, payroll taxes, to help us at more to the government, but we need another leg up for another year. help us in his advocacy effort in 2010 and 2011. so, mayor newsom, thank you one more time so much. and i would like to introduce one of the faces of the people who works for me. there is a real sight to this, and it gives me great pleasure to introduce ginger, who works in archives and just celebrated her one-year anniversary with the archives. >> thanks, robert. thanks, mayor newsom. thanks, everyone, for having me here. i am a single
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 8:30am PDT
, this was the last time they saw america, and they made the ultimate sacrifice for us. as we transfer this treasure, this island, from the navy back to the city, i hope that all of us will remember the service and sacrifice of every sailor, every marine, living and dead. [applause] and the people who left from here and the people who serve today, risking everything, so that we can celebrate today. that legacy lives on in the young men and women who wear the cloth of this country and who are deployed around the world as we meet here today. when the famous or infamous bates 3 aligning closure process started in 1988, a final result of any individual base closure and transfer could not have hoped for a better ultimate outcome than what has been achieved in treasure island. the navy's charge is to dispose of property in a manner that promotes economic development. that has been done. the transfer of treasure island is a win for san francisco. it is a win for the state of california, a win for the united states navy, and a win for the american taxpayers who paid for this base and all the i
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
those of us who survived the attack on his building to note that day, our fellow citizens, would always remember those who did not. on that quilt are written these words by a little girl, "in our hearts, we weep for you. in our minds, we honor you." today, her words still comfort us, because today, we still weak for those we lost here and in new york -- weep for those we lost here, in new york, and in somerset county. we honor them with our presence and certainly with this memorial. mostly, we honor them with our lives, with what we have done from that day to this, the sacrifices we have borne, the laughter we have shared, the hope we have dared to let back into our hearts. unspeakable carnage was visited upon us here, but it did not conquer us. unimaginable loss was felled by a us here, but it does not diminish -- felt by us here, but it does not diminish us. what lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. let us weep for what lies behind us. let us honor what lies in front of us. let us remember always what lies side of us. --
SFGTV
Sep 11, 2010 11:30pm PDT
moves us into the stock that would provide greater access for the residents of the park and greater safety for all of the user's including san francisco state. this would create a very important linkage that is missing in our transportation system in this side of the city. there are other advantages not only providing for stops that you can get off the new system but also the opportunities to create a landscaped front door to the city right here on 19th avenue. we also will be providing a zero to low emissions shuttle bus that will provide access from this unique and the bus stops that we are providing at the northern edge directly to the daily city parks station. this connects directly to the part. this is a very important linkage. in the interim, we will be using the same shuttle best -- shuttle bus. as was mentioned, this is a long-term project which took approximately 20 years to complete but we know the estimates that we have given you are actually conservative ones. we see this as an opportunity to create a place that is truly unique. the neighborhood future is a rich and vibr
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
pays tribute. it actually helps to make us safer. >> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that runs towards the noise, versus away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> erika: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11. the planes that crashed in washington dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center, and make a large north american bald eagle out of it, and it's on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be a part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> well, if we're going to use the steel and the aluminum in an eagle we could use some of the steel in a ship. >> erika: scott was familiar w
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
pretty incredible. the decision for us in the washington area to get everyone down on the ground was a quick one. my supervisor made the decision on his own. it was a great decisn. that part of our job was done. the big part was setting up a fighter cap and identifying all of the other aircraft and things coming and going in the air space. was really an incredible few hours. >> you mentioned a couple of years back in the circumstance stuck with me. during this time as you have all the fighters over the city, you are breaking all of theules. you had created your own rules on howou operate this day. there was an aircraft coming into d.c. -- obviously a government aircraf you have determined how you were going to thread it through all the fighters circling the city. your supervisor walked into the room. >> when the attorney general is coming in, that is a different story. we will get to that if we have time. we did not know who it was. andrews aiforce base was recovering military leaders to go in there and do what they had to do. the deputy manager had rushed in. he was out of the buildin
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 7:00am PDT
trying to update that. it is a living, breathing document we are constantly using to refine what we're doing and also to apply for future grants. ongoing projects, we will top -- talk about that later on the agenda. i have to compliment the bay area. we have to complement the sheriff's department for getting this done. then, we have the 2010 state homeland security grant program and metropolitan medical response system grants. to plan for mutual aid for a response within the region, within the response, and we will hear a little bit about that as we talk about the san bruno incident that happened yesterday. and almost done -- mitigation steering committee. i talked a little bit about that originally, but we have membership from the department of emergency managementofdpw, recreation and parks department, general services agency, treasure island apartment building inspection, puc, mayor's office, capital planning, the fire department, police department, school department, and the port. we're working on that. the outdoor public warning system update -- we just wanted to say that we have
CNN
Sep 12, 2010 12:00am EDT
♪ >> larry: thanks for joining us. we begin a very special week of coverage with a very different show tonight. as anyone who watches this program knows, my interviews usually involve a lot of different questions on a lot of different topics. tonight we're asking only one thing. where were you on september 11th? the answers, as you'll hear, are as individual as the people giving them.om some come from those who experienced 9/11 terror firsthand, others people who watched events unfold from a distance, caught up in grief. stories of personal and in the case of defense secretary rumsfeld, a little prophetic. you re right here when the pentagon -- >> i was. >> larry: and someone told me you had spoken to a congressional delegation. >> right here in this room. >> larry: in this room about terrorism that morning? >> i said i had an 8:00 breakfast -- that sometime in the next two, four, six, eight, ten, 12 months there would be an event that would occur in the world that would be sufficiently shocking that it would remind people again how important it is to have a strong, healthy defense dep
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 7:30pm PDT
adults in the community to access and download and then use for community outreach purposes a whole range of materials to help get the word out in a consistent way about prevention and treatment options related to teen prescription drug abuse. as medication use becomes more prevalent in our society for all ages, so too becomes the need to improve the communication about those medicines between the clinicians-the doctors, the pharmacists, other prescribers-and the patient and their support network. samhsa's been a tremendous resource support to ncpie. they've provided resources and also the intellectual information and data that have enabled ncpie to develop resource materials, such as our "teen influencer" program, materials that are available for the community and for teens and parents. ncpie makes sure that it embeds in all its messages and materials information for the general public, for adults and teens about where they can seek out treatment information, including, for example, samhsa's hotline and their "treatment locator." all the wonderful resources that we have, whether th
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 8:00am PDT
to use that. clearly, that is an option along with the red cross and the other very well known traditional avenues. sf gives back is set up on our city's official website. mayor newsom: there are a number of calls -- puc has received some calls. david has received a number of calls. anything you want to add? you have a couple of centers that were access for emergency response. i know there have been some environmental questions. >> we have a really great public utilities commission. in addition to the san francisco jail and airport, we have hundreds of employees in the immediate vicinity because we operate the regional water system, so in that capacity, they were able to immediately respond. in the first hours, that was all in mutual aid since for fire support. our first concern was making sure san bruno have water. they are our wholesale water customer, and there were some problems because one of the water mains was damaged. second, we did bring water trucks into the area to thecal fire. third, all those helicopters making those drops were pouring the water out of san andreas
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 6:30am PDT
: we have a motion to move this item forward as a committee report. are there any items before us? >> item four will go before the committee report on august 10, 2010, and that completes our agenda. supervisor chu: thank you very much. we are adjourned. >> i work with the department of environment and we are recycling oil. thank you. we can go into a refinery and we can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> good afternoon. i'm the director san francisco's department of the environment. we are her
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 12:30pm PDT
will come out of laguna honda. all of us should be proud. all of us should be grateful that we have had a small piece of that particular history. because that history helps me bear a lot of responsibility, to be a husband, to be a father. this institution will always be part of my life. you have taught me how to be that better person. thank you very much and god bless all of you. [applause] >> we are so blessed in our elected leaders in san francisco. senator mark leno has helped us on a bill to make sure that people who need help in a community and want to stay in the community can do so. we are very proud of this new building. at the same time, we want to make sure that people who want to stay in their homes will be able to do so. and so the senator has carried a bill that will enable us, if someone has medicaid, to use those medicaid dollars to increase the number of in-home hours that person has so that we can use those federal dollars instead of hospitalization, instead of long-term care here, in the home. our goal is that the person always has the choice as to what is the best
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 7:30am PDT
risk of accessing these drugs. and, what has been done or what can be done to help us deal with this problem. beverly? we need to make sure parents are aware that this is really an issue and a concern for their youth and that we have community groups in schools and different organizations bring that up. because i think parents, it's kind of under their radar. they're looking for illicit drugs; they're kind of thinking about that and watching for their children, but they're not paying attention to the packages of cough syrup coming into the house or the different things they might find around or maybe different shopping expeditions that their children are taking to the drugstores. and they can work with their local community pharmacies, too, to sort of increase that awareness and make people more aware that this is a prevalent issue and it is a problem, and i think its getting on parents' radar will help a great deal in that respect. we want to keep parents aware that just because, again, it's on the aisle doesn't mean that if it's misused, it's safe. for instance, between 1999 a
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 8:00pm PDT
road that will bring everybody who uses the oil and dive into safety by the middle of 2011. we are delighted to be able to use this opportunity. back in october, we had a ground-breaking ceremony for the project as a whole. we had the speaker of the house nancy pelosi with us. the mayor was here, other dignitaries. at the time, we were looking at the oil drive -- doyle drive. we now have a different project for the 21st century. it is an example of what partnership and inventiveness and the full participation of the amazing community of san francisco residents can do to create a project that is really worthy of the amazing natural setting of the presidio park, the largest urban park in the park system. let me start by making some acknowledgements. we have some speakers who i will introduced in a moment, but i am very pleased to welcome to the event, dan representing the speaker's office. i would also like to have very much thank christine from senator feinstein's office, as well as mega miller, a field representative team for senator boxer. in that knowledge and then come i want to
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 8:30pm PDT
it was barbara boxer that brought us over the edge. guys, this is a legitimate stimulus project. this is a legitimate shot already project that would not have taken place a year ahead of schedule. it saved the taxpayers $90 million. that was for the leadership of speaker policy and president obama. 6200 jobs will be created over the course of this project, direct and indirect. 2600 direct jobs. you're seeing the hard hats and some of those folks. not just pictures. they are here physically with us. their lives have been enhanced because of the stimulus project. it was noted $100 million or more with the tiger grant got us a year ahead of schedule. in 2013 this will be done. what an extraordinary thing. this is right around the corner. this is real time construction and real leadership. thank you, speaker policy. thank you, barbara boxer. thank you, senator feinstein. thank you to jake mgoldrick. we had regional projects related to work on celebrity -- collectively together. he helped organize a from work with the golden gate bridge district and other leaders throughout the regio
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 12:00am PDT
going to use consistent divisions between the information so we can continue to be consistent about the report on all things that happened in the office. so firstly, the alcohol mitigation fee. hopefully you all have a -- amending the administrative code to impose a fee on alcoholic beverage wholesalers and persons to distribute or sell alcoholic beverages in san francisco, and in order to recover a portion of the health cost and administration costs for spending chronic ineastbound arenas through the sobering center. that legislation was not presented to this commission for comment, but was presented to the small business commission. it went to budget committee on august 4 and was amended after a great deal of public testimony. many of our permities did show up to speak on that item. it was heard again in a special meeting yesterday in the same committee on august 9, with further public testimony and moved to the full board without recommendation, for consideration after the recess. the small business commission continues to take a position of op significance to that fee, and this
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am PDT
: the item is before us. i believe we will need a roll call. before we do that, i want to thank supervisor alioto-pier for her leadership in bringing this item forward and bringing people together today in this room. i also want to take a minute to thank people on both sides have come here to share your experiences. it has been very educational to hear about your experiences. i want to say thank you for that. the other thing that is very interesting in this room is as i listened to testimony on both sides, i think both of you are right. i do think in terms of voluntary services and treatment programs that those are probably the most effective programs when people do want and are part of the solution and believe they have a say in their treatment. i also agree with the other side in the sense that sometimes there is a need for a bit more. there is a need for some additional help. what has been compelling to me is the testimony from ms. lacey, a professional in this industry for many years who has worked in the behavioral courts who has seen firsthand what the court system looks l
KOFY
Sep 12, 2010 6:30am PDT
, christians are saying don't take it out on us if somethingappens, this is a small church in florida. >> thank you for your insights. george? >>> rifqa bary is now officially a u.s. resident. bary gained permanent residency after living in ohio as an illegal immigrant. her lawyer sayshe got it last week and can app for citizenship in 5 years and also apply for the driver's licens college scholarships and medicare as she battles uterine canc. >>> man accused of trying to kill israel ami ortiz with a bombay not have to stand trial. a 3-judge panel will decideif the suspect is mentally fit for the court case that has attracted worldwide tention. chris mitchell has the latest from jerusalem. >> as jack teitel entered the courtroom, he claimed ed israel's legal system had no authority over him. >> title is accused of planting a bombat ami ortiz's family because they are messianic jews. teitel faces a number of cases, including death of 2 arabs and atteted murder of a liberal professor. the ortiz musway until december r a decision. >> they are going to decide within 1 hearing whether he ca
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 11:30am PDT
of vehicles to 50 fewer cars than last year, which gives us more of an ability to protect the trees and tree roots and other things like this. the promoters have been working with us on a code of conduct that we will be actively promulgating out to the participants about driving, picnicking, to help make certain that there is full thoughtfulness on the use of the metal. and they have been wonderful about this. the permits for this are $9,000 for the facility, and last year, this was 6300. this is the final year of the three-year phasing so this will go to 9000. and there is a leap -- remediation fee, dedicated to the metal. this will go into the fund for all the things that we can do to help that metal, specifically. the park patrol may remain the same at 1950. this is because there is some discussion about having the part do more and the police to a little bit less. and at their request, the date of the cars were moved to 1980 and older, as opposed to 1972. younger people kind of -- they want to reach out to the younger people and they had vehicles that are not as old. in the event
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 1:30pm PDT
of the hammering. the solution was to limit the use of heavy equipment between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., and we have been following that the last four weeks, and there has been basically a moratorium on that unless there is a safety issue or emergency situation. we will try to maintain that brought the rest of the project. we have not received any complaints since that first weekend. >> the second item, we met briefly yesterday and talked about the jobs that were being created and some of the can it go counters you had with some of the workers and how everyone is happy to be back at work in this economy. how many of these beliefs that are working on the job for our local hires? do we have any sense of that? >> we can get that information from the prevailing wage report. i would be happy to pass that along to read shortly. some of their flight thursday brought in for a fringes of work. their crew sizes -- tend to 15 -- some of their crews they brought in for apprentice work. their crew sizes, at 10 to 15. >> as you correctly pointed out, public out -- is an important c
CNN
Sep 12, 2010 8:00am EDT
following this story. he isis in islamabad for us. just how much back and fourth have we beenhaving? we thought she could be released, and then she wasn't. looks like reza is not hearing me. we will continue to work on getting him back up. let me go back. sarah shourd is her name. her along wit two friends have been held and were accused of being spies. we got word last week that there was a deal in place to allow her to have a conditional release, just t heard. we got that word late last week and we thought she was going to be released on saturday, and then iran came back and said things are not in place and the judicial pross has not played out, and now this morning there is word that she could be released if $500,000 in bail was paid. that's where we are now. now, new information whas been back to us, and now everything is in place for sarah shourd to be replaced as soon as the money is paid. $500,000. it's being called bail money, but once that is paid she would be released and go back to the united states, and that mney would be forfeited even if they did want to try her. but sh wo
FOX
Sep 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >> president obama pausing to reflect with the nations of september 11th and thanks for staying with us. the president smoke spoke in arlington where officials and family members came together to honor the lives lost and to celebrate the memories living on and jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: in the shadow of the pentagon, under bright and sunny skies, they joined 200 families to remember a day 9 years ago from the world as we knew it was forever changed. >> on a day like, this the calm september morning was shattered by the worst act of terrorism in the nation's history. >> reporter: the president laid a wreath in memory. he didn't mention the controversies swirling around the plan or the florida pastor who had planned to burn the q'uran, he did appeal to the nation to honor the memory of those killed on september 11th by valuing diversity and tolerance. >> we are not and never will be at war with islam and that was not a religion that attacked us, it was al qaeda. >> reporter: they search for the bench inscribed with the name of the loved one and that is where the personal and pr
FOX
Sep 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
bringing us rainn this weekend. i'll tell you when the rain will arrive nn how long it will last coming up in my skywatch forecast. >>> live in high-definition from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> (bell tolling). >> the atttck forever changed >> nine years have now passed. >> on this anniversary of september 11th, the country remembering that painful day anddthe victims who paid with their lives. >> they were called to make an impossible choice. >> not a day goes by we don't think of you. >>reporter::on this day of mourninn, there is sadness and strength as the country stiil struggles to heal. >> (music playing). >> >>> good eveninn. i'm karen >>> i'm jeff abell. >>> today marks the 9th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on american soil. >> (music playing) >>reporter: it was a morning of tears and tributes. 2,752 names of the victims were read oo a day they were remembered by their loved ones and our country. the somber nd pain and sorrow. vice full of president joe biden laid a wreath at the reflecting pool. others honored the memory of those who died. 3
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 3:30pm PDT
have potted plants lining the stairs going up. perhaps the rearguard in, although you never use it, doesn't matter if you don't get sunshine. plant flowers that do not need son. those are oftentimes good ways to spend money on adding value to your home. >> people that are selling their homes do need to have someone that will absolutely come in. i had a stager come in my house. you need to have another i that will absolutely have you get rid of the little things that you think make it look homey and people love it, but the value -- there is a very big value here. it is the same thing as the fluff, but it isn't fluff. paint, or anything else. >> let's talk about staging and what that does. i see a trend toward more staging. what is staging and how important is it? >> staging is when, in the new property or a vacant property, we bring in furniture. it can also be the property you have that is your home, removing your furniture and bringing in someone else's. the goal of staging is to create a neutral, audience-neutral environment where the buyer can imagine themselves without detracti
WETA
Sep 12, 2010 9:30am EDT
stoning. ayaan hirsi ali wrote a book about why she left islam. >> i would never use the expression anti-islamic sentiment. i think it's more precise to distinguish between political islam on the one hand and religious islam and spiritual islam. and i have seen, yes, a growing knowledge on political islam, a growing interest in political islam, and a growing condemnation of political islam by more and more americans. i find both american men and women audiences that i speak condemn practices in the name of islam against women, the forced veiling of women, forced marriages of women, the guardian principle. there have been some eye-catching stories, for instance the 18-year old yemeni girl who was married off to an 80-year old man and who managed to escape that. so there is condemnation of these practices and there is condemnation of honor killings, condemnation of female genital mutilation. that is not a command in the koran, but in some obscure hadith, but practiced widely in muslim countries and among muslim immigrants to the u.s. >> so, does the thing that ms. a alreadyi mention d
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 5:30pm PDT
here. i want all of you on the steps. i hope the steps can hold us. we are going to do a family photo. we are going to send it all over the country. no other city has done this. we are going to send it to harry reid. we are going to send it to president obama. we are going to send it back east to congress. so you are not allowed to leave until we do this. but in the interim we are going to hear from people that have stepped up to the plate, 700 businesses. the chamber of commerce stepped up to the plate. we are going to hear from them. we are going to hear their stories. i will conclude by asking all of you to think the staff of the human services agency and their incredible leadership. they have made this happen. they are making this happen. thank you all for being here. now i have an opportunity to hear from [unintelligible] [applause] >> that is leadership. thanks, mayor newsom. the first meeting i called up side of the human service agency walls was with the chamber of commerce. we did not know much about the program. we knew about the opportunity for businesses in san francisco t
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 2:30pm PDT
that message out to them. i would in courage using multiple ways to get the news to folks. >> i want to thank you again, along with staff. i take pride in being part of the commission where we were ahead of the curved to pass the greenest building code in the country, and along with that, progressive ideas will continue to push forward these ideas in a way that everyone wants to catch up the performance curve for both residential and commercial buildings will be the leading edge for energy conservation. any closing comments? >> thank you very much. the action we are requesting is that you approve the code and for them to the board of supervisors. i think that is it. >> so approved. >> public comment? >> good morning, commissioners. [inaudible] this green coat sounds wonderful but we should always -- code sounds wonderful but we should always remember in this progress of endeavor, we need justice, it needs to be clear. we need to have seminars in our neighborhoods, public hearings -- what do you call it when they get together in a big high school and are encouraged to learn more? also, w
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
-- would be overtopped. >> to explain why what happens here has implications for us all. >> we are the canary in the mine for the rest of the united states.l >> i will look at what the future may hold for this unique american city by meeting with some of those chosen to chart its path. >> what do you want to see from people? >> for bp to say we're going to manifest our commitment by relocating our fortune 500 company into the city of new orleans. >> what you've seen i think in new e orleans is steady progres but we've still got a long way to go. >>> in the space of just the last five years, new orleans has gone from a city known as the place where we all came to have a good time to a place known instead for enduring and overcoming hardship. katrina was about a lot of things. a big storm, a big engineering failure, race and class and politics and money, and more. it left us all with lessons to learn and hopefully not repeat, and it left us all with a stake in this place. ♪ oh, when the saints go marching♪ ♪ >> it's an american city unlike any other. >> this part of the country had
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2010 2:00am EDT
with us in the audience today. for the first responders, around -- a round of applause. [applause] this is also the place where the media gave the nation and the world their first glimpse of the crash site. this is the place where a community in nation came together, the red cross and salvation army and good samaritans demonstrated great compassion and care here. local residents of this community and county opened their home andeart to the families and to the nation. a small memorial of pay bills was placed at the overlook where families could leave -- of hay bales was placed at the overlook where families could leave flowers and other items. still adding we're to that simple memorial. the nation in the world have joined the salute. you will hear from distinguished speakers today. i want to impart with you the confidence that the department of the interior, in our capacity as to words of national parks and historic sites for our great nation, is committed to building this memorl. because of the work here, we're on our way, with the friends and families of flight 93 and so ny other
FOX
Sep 11, 2010 11:15pm EDT
>> good evening, thanks for joining us for sports extra. i'm lindsey murphy. coming up, the ju dukes stun virginia tech on the home turf and the terps show no miles per houry to morgan state. first, we're talking redskins and there is no telling what will happen. the redskins have a whole new look from top to bottom, a new general manager, the new head coach and practically a new wide receiving core and clinton portis is back from last year. the only guarantee is the intensity of the rivalry and the rots go back to 1960 and cowboys have a lead and it's been called one of the greatest rivalries and this is a big test from the start. >> that is what that is about. you play great competition and that is good and -- you have the boys on week one. >> and that is giving a thought of motivation through camp to prepare to play a great football team. there is no higher level than a night game against the cowboys and i can't wait to get back. >>> start for our first redskins pregame show of the season and then a doubleder with the giants and ravens at 1. >>> the terps with a big win over
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 3:00pm PDT
different the used within two or three blocks. answering the question for one house may not always be the same as answering that question for different house. >> give us an idea. if you get a view, it will be different -- >> shore. the value of a simple remodel verses a very fancy kitchen remodel in a house that might be worth more than a condominium. those things can matter. it can make a difference. >> we have a request from one of our viewers to make sure we talk about -- home-improvement results and building taxes. >> accessible. >> the other thing that might be brought out his people over- improved. there is a fine line. i recommend that my client or anyone talk to realtors before they start. it is a good idea to get an idea of that neighborhood, that house, and how it can be done. >> page 22 of the handout, spend an hour with the pro. talk about what the value means and how it will add value to your home, or if it will be over spending on something that maybe you can do without. >> exactly. >> it is very important to know why you are doing it. are you doing it to add value? will you
WHUT
Sep 12, 2010 8:30am EDT
us. as the country observes the ninth anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks, there's been an extraordinary national conversation about the challenges of religious boundar tolerance. there were protests and condemnations from around the world over a small independent florida church's threatened plan to burn the koran. secretary of state hillary clinton called the plan disrespectful and disgraceful. and general david petraeus, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan and defense secretary robert gates said the act could endanger american troops. the debate came on top of another controversy over plans to build an islamic cultural center near the site of ground zero in new york. at a news conference on friday, president obama called for religious tolerance. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other, and i will do everything that i can as long as i'm president of the united states to remind the american people that we are one nation under god and we may call that god different names. but we remain one nation. >> this week, dozens of christian
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2010 2:00am PDT
part to help change it. if that is true, i want jerry to tell us whether or not he agrees with that assessment. >> do you agree with that? >> jonathan said something that i absolutely agree with. that is the media reflects what the public wants. in my view, the media, in general, feed a voracious appetite for vengeance by an informed public. often influenced by fear, prejudice, and ignorance. i think one of the reasons criminal defense lawyers argued so poorly is people do not understand the source of crime. they want simple, quick responses to a complicated long- term solutions. you cannot fight crime by doing what the governor is doing, cutting social services and building new prisons. [applause] you do not have to be a rocket scientist to understand. all of us who have been involved in the criminal-justice system know where people who commit crimes come from. they are poor people, people of color, victims of abuse, the mentally ill, people with substance abuse problems. there are the people that fall through the cracks of society. but that is the public read what the public wants
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
review given the leading use of the u.s. bombers will be conventional strike? >> yes. the nuclear posh review has validated the nuclear trial. all three legs of the trial. c launch missiles and the bomber leg. but the fact of the matter is the current defense program of record, if it does not change, means that the air leg of the nuclear triad will age out and go away. today it consists of b-52's, cruise missiles and that small number of b-2's which can penetrate. over time we believe the b-2's will follow the same path as the b-1 and b-52, become a standoff platform. and they've said they have concerns about the air launch cruise missile and its maintainability over time. so when those systems are no longer able to penetrate and cannot be sustained, we will lose our everything triad. >> exactly. everybody though wants to obviously reduce the cost, the b-2 is very expensive because it was high-end, some accused of being exquisite. but the mission is an extremely demanding mission. how do you not end up with something that is really have to be a lone wolf that has to operate by itself?
SFGTV2
Sep 11, 2010 5:00pm PDT
refinery and we can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> we thought we wouldd< take ts weekly video out on the road. we are here at recology at the recycling center. if you ever wondered where your recyclables go, and this new mandate for composting, the new challenges and mandates around recycling, what we are trying to achieve -- it all starts right here. we just marked an important milestone in our city. i would argue important this nationn francisco has now achieved a 77% diversion rate, the
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 10:00am PDT
past. santa clara county approved the use of touch screens instead. david louie shows us the way of the future. >> this could be the beginning of the end for this kind of voter registration drive, the kind that uses paper and pen. in this era of smart phones, elaine davis recalls the last time she filled out a form that will way. >> probably my voter registration when i moved. >> here is the new way, the i-pad. santa clara county is the first to approve new technology developed by vera firm ma. >> the touch screen is more prevalent. one out of every two people in the country will have one by 2014. we think everybody will benefited and use this. >> cofounder jude barry says his registration system uses encryption to safeguard data including the voter signature. signatures are permitted under the state government code. they aren't mentioned in the state election code which may provide a loophole. >> for our voters to get the services they deserve. >> we're in favor of it. >> a recent study said oregon spent about $6 per person for voter registration. >> the i-pad is to replace paper.
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 3:30pm PDT
colleagues and for all of us, so it's my pleasure to introduce you to ms. jennifer man. >> i'm very honored to receive this award today, and i would like to especially thank my colleague and good friend, laura garcia castro for recognizing and nominating me. i've been teaching at spring valley school -- science school for 18 years now and i feel very fortunate to be a part of a wonderful school with a great staff. we all place a high emphasis on making sure our students are aware of the importance of intelligent behaviors and critical thinking. students learn that there's a lot of things they can do to become smarter, such as asking lots of questions, being open minded, and admitting mistakes. they also know that because everyone is different, that we may not all like the same things or learn the same way which means that if one way doesn't work for us in understanding something, we might want to approach it a different way. thus, staying persistent and not giving up, as well as finding alternatives will eventually lead our students to a path of self-discovery and enlightenment. in
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 12:30am PDT
. commissioner alan: yeah. i hesitated to use it that way, but whatever staff feels is a good way to delineate, i think that would be great. at a glance, we can then keep track of those venues which continue to be on one or the other list. because we're going to take a different style of interaction to resolve. >> yeah, not a problem. commissioner alan: thank you. president roja: commissioner meko. commissioner meko: thank you. similar comment with regard to the notices and violations that you've issued recently. could you also give us some indication where there are multiple notices of violation? >> you mean as far as we've noticed them before in the past? commissioner meko: that's correct. >> that shouldn't be a problem. commissioner meko: ok, great. president roja: any public comment regarding the report from the deputy director? seeing none, public comment is closed. item number four, election of commission president and vice president. i wasn't at the last meeting, so i don't know how this all went. was this on the agenda? >> it was on the agenda, but it was continued, so it did
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. experts on appeals. medicare hired us to review this file and decide if the partd plan made the correct decision. we work for medicare. we do not work for part-d plan. we appealed and my wife won wholly. so the administrative law judge process. maxim u.s. has appealed that a decision and they say according to the term medically accepted indication includes only fda uses and those off dated uses supported by citation on one of the listed drugs. more over, medically accepted indication does not including treating physician testimony or proffer of medical efforts showing a drug as prescribed effectively treats the condition for which it's being used. converse easily could have included expert testimony as a source material for determining medically accepted uses if he wanted to do so. instead congress by reference to a drugs fda label and expert opinions in one of several drug. accordingly. medical accept the use is not the same as medically necessary. >> i would like to, we worked on issues like that so. we could be of help to you. >> senator sanders thank you very much for your time. by
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 2:00pm PDT
code. by law, we are required to use the state code, and we are given authority to amend it based on local conditions, climate, topography. we have done this many times over the years. excuse me come up to 1984, we had our own code. since that time, we have had to take state coach, and by law, we have six months to make local changes and bring them toward to have an effective date of colon with the federal code. in doing your code update every cycle, we develop a code of cycle adoption plan, schedule, and i will point out, we are always on a tight timeframe because the city only gives us six months to make changes. that might be ample time for other jurisdictions, but we have to take the code to through the various subcommittees. i know some of you attended those hearings. we then had in-house staff comment, review, analysis, we have to bring it to the full board, mayor, mandatory 30-day waits -- so we are just always on a tight time frame. of course, the code never comes out early from the state. it always comes out exactly on time or blight, as it was this year. with that preface,
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